January 2016

History of Vaccines Blog


Zika Virus and Vaccine News

January 28, 2016

Zika-affected areas, Western Hemisphere, CDCNew information about Zika virus has been released practically every day since Brazilian public health authorities brought global attention to the emerging disease late in 2015. The news has mostly been alarming, with reports of a possible association between Zika virus infection and

Franklin and Public Health Celebration 1/15/2016

January 14, 2016

Benjamin Franklin, The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of PhiladelphiaOn January 15, 2016, Philadelphia organizations associated with Benjamin Franklin will celebrate his 300th birthday with a day of events organized around some of the founding father's most lasting contributions.